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MRID Update's May-Jun 2018 edition

Related Sites/Links

The links provided are solely as a convenience for you. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the site addresses or assume responsibility for the content of those pages. 


Local Organizations:

CATIE Center
This is the Collaboration for the Advancement of Teaching Interpreter Excellence through the provision of tools, resources, targeted funding, collecting data and supporting networking.

Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans
Advocating for equal opportunity for and with the 20% of Minnesotans who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing.


Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division
Minnesota Department of Human Services
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services provide information, resources and empowerment opportunities to assist Minnesotans who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing and their family to effectively access service in their communities.


Minnesota Association for Deaf Citizens
Vision: Advance and ensure the quality of life for Deaf Minnesotans.
Mission: Preserve, protect and promote American Sign Language and political, educational, economic and social equality for Deaf Minnesotans.


National Organizations:

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
Founded in 1964, this is the national association dedicated to the professional development of interpreters and transliterators.  MRID is an affiliate chapter of this organization. 

RID Region III Chapters

National Association of the Deaf
Founded in 1880, this is the oldest and largest national organization representing the accessibility and civil rights of 28 million deaf and hard of hearing Americans

NAOBI is the only national organization that supports sign language interpreters from the African diaspora. As such, we recognize that we stand at an important crossroads. We do not stand alone. The fact that many cultures meet and converge here is what makes our existence so important.


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